Putin congratulates Armenia president on 50th birthday anniversary

Putin congratulates Armenia president on 50th birthday anniversary

ITAR-TASS News Agency
August 31, 2004 Tuesday 11:56 AM Eastern Time

MOSCOW, August 31 — Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone
conversation with his Armenian counterpart Robert Kocharyan on Tuesday,
the presidential press service said. The Russian side initiated the

Vladimir Putin warmly congratulated Robert Kocharyan on the 50th
anniversary of birthday. During the conversation the presidents
touched upon the implementation of the agreements reached at the
recent meeting in Sochi.

Vladimir Putin also sent a message of congratulation to his Armenian
counterpart Robert Kocharyan.

“I know you well as a big state and political figure who makes
a considerable contribution in the formation of modern Armenia,
strengthening of its foreign political positions and social and
economic potential, expanding historical relations of friendship and
cooperation between the Russian and Armenian peoples,” the document

“I am confident that strategic partnership and allied relations between
our countries is one of key factors of stability and security in the
Caucasus and will be widely developed and deepened,” the message of
congratulation runs.